[blfs-book] r9344 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome pst/printing

andy at linuxfromscratch.org andy at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Feb 10 07:10:57 PST 2012


Author: andy
Date: 2012-02-10 08:10:52 -0700 (Fri, 10 Feb 2012)
New Revision: 9344

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/gs.xml
Log:
ghostscript-9.05

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2012-02-10 01:27:14 UTC (rev 9343)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2012-02-10 15:10:52 UTC (rev 9344)
@@ -944,7 +944,7 @@
 <!-- Chapter 43 -->
 <!ENTITY cups-version                 "1.5.0">
 <!ENTITY LPRng-version                "3.8.B">
-<!ENTITY gs-version                   "9.04">
+<!ENTITY gs-version                   "9.05">
 <!ENTITY gutenprint-version           "5.2.5">
 
 <!-- Obsolete

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2012-02-10 01:27:14 UTC (rev 9343)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2012-02-10 15:10:52 UTC (rev 9344)
@@ -62,6 +62,9 @@
         <listitem>
           <para>[ken] - merge startup-notification-0.12 from Wayne.</para>
         </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[abenton] - Ghostscript 9.05.</para>
+        </listitem>
       </itemizedlist>
     </listitem>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/gs.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/gs.xml	2012-02-10 01:27:14 UTC (rev 9343)
+++ trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/gs.xml	2012-02-10 15:10:52 UTC (rev 9344)
@@ -4,18 +4,14 @@
   <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
   %general-entities;
 
-  <!-- <!ENTITY gs-download-http "&sourceforge-repo;/ghostscript/ghostscript-&gs-version;.tar.bz2"> -->
-  <!-- FIXME use .bz2 or .xz when updating, if they are available -->
-  <!ENTITY gs-download-http "http://downloads.ghostscript.com/public/ghostscript-&gs-version;.tar.bz2">
-  <!-- no response 2010-12-18
-  <!ENTITY gs-download-ftp  "ftp://mirror.cs.wisc.edu/pub/mirrors/ghost/GPL/gs900/ghostscript-&gs-version;.tar.gz"> -->
+  <!ENTITY gs-download-http
+  "http://downloads.ghostscript.com/public/ghostscript-&gs-version;.tar.bz2">
   <!ENTITY gs-download-ftp  " ">
-  <!ENTITY gs-md5sum        "9f6899e821ab6d78ab2c856f10fa3023">
-  <!ENTITY gs-size          "28.5 MB">
-  <!ENTITY gs-buildsize     "297 MB (includes installing libgs.so and both font tarballs)">
+  <!ENTITY gs-md5sum        "8bcef1f33ddf8a4d12b2cf8da385c191">
+  <!ENTITY gs-size          "27 MB">
+  <!ENTITY gs-buildsize     "252 MB (includes installing libgs.so and both font tarballs)">
   <!ENTITY gs-time          "2.5 SBU (includes building and installing libgs.so)">
 
-  <!-- <!ENTITY gs-standard-fonts-download "ftp://ftp.imagemagick.org/pub/ImageMagick/delegates/ghostscript-fonts-std-8.11.tar.gz"> -->
   <!ENTITY gs-standard-fonts-download "&sourceforge-repo;/gs-fonts/ghostscript-fonts-std-8.11.tar.gz">
   <!ENTITY gs-standard-fonts-md5sum   "6865682b095f8c4500c54b285ff05ef6">
   <!ENTITY gs-standard-fonts-size     "3.7 MB">
@@ -72,7 +68,7 @@
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
 
-    <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
+    <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
       <title>Standard Fonts</title>
       <listitem>
         <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&gs-standard-fonts-download;"/></para>
@@ -85,7 +81,7 @@
       </listitem>
     </itemizedlist>
 
-    <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
+    <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
       <title>Other Fonts</title>
       <listitem>
         <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&gs-other-fonts-download;"/></para>
@@ -103,23 +99,21 @@
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
     <para role="optional"><xref linkend="expat"/>,
     <xref linkend="freetype2"/>,
-    <xref linkend="jasper"/>
     <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
     <xref linkend="libpng"/>,
     <xref linkend="libtiff"/>, and
-    <xref linkend="lcms"/></para>
+    <xref linkend="lcms2"/>.</para>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
-    <para role="optional">
-    <xref linkend="cairo"/>,
+    <para role="optional"><xref linkend="cairo"/>,
     <xref linkend="fontconfig"/>,
     <xref linkend="gtk2"/>,
     <xref linkend="cups"/>,
+    <xref linkend="jasper"/>,
+    <xref linkend="lcms"/>,
     <xref linkend="libidn"/>,
-    <xref linkend="x-window-system"/>, and
-    <!-- the link for ijs source ultimately takes users back to the ghostscript site
-    <ulink url="http://www.linuxprinting.org/ijs/">IJS</ulink>, and -->
-    <ulink url="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/source/libpaper">libpaper</ulink>.</para>
+    <xref linkend="x-window-system"/>, and <ulink
+    url="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/source/libpaper">libpaper</ulink>.</para>
 
     <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
     <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/gs"/></para>
@@ -148,39 +142,33 @@
 
       <para>If you have installed these dependencies on your system, remove the
       copies of <application>expat</application>,
-      <application>freetype</application>, <application>JasPer</application>,
-      <application>lcms</application>, <application>libjpeg</application>,
-      <application>libpng</application>, <application>libtiff</application>
-      and <application>zlib</application>:
+      <application>freetype</application>, <application>lcms2</application>,
+      <application>libjpeg</application>, <application>libpng</application>,
+      and <application>libtiff</application>:
       </para>
 
-<screen><userinput>rm -rf expat freetype jasper lcms jpeg libpng tiff zlib</userinput></screen>
+<screen><userinput>rm -rf expat freetype jpeg lcms2 libpng tiff</userinput></screen>
 
-    <para>Run the configure command:</para>
+    <note>
+      <para>If you have a multicore computer and try to run make with multiple
+      jobs (eg, make -j4) then the build may fail due to race conditions in the
+      <application>Ghostscript</application> build system.</para>
+    </note>
 
-<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-dynamic --with-system-libtiff</userinput></screen>
+    <para>Compile <application>Ghostscript</application>:</para>
 
-    <para>To ensure the build is able to use the system versions of
-    <application>expat</application>, <application>freetype</application>, and
-    <application>zlib</application> it is necessary to make some changes and an
-    addition to the <literal>Makefile</literal> before building the package:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>sed -i '/^EXTRALIBS/s# -ldl# -lfreetype -lz#;/=imdi/aSHARE_EXPAT=1' Makefile &&
+<screen><userinput>rm -rf jasper lcms zlib &&
+./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-dynamic --with-system-libtiff &&
+sed -i '/^EXTRALIBS/s# -ldl# -lz#' Makefile &&
 make</userinput></screen>
 
-    <warning>
-      <para>If you have a multiprocessor computer and try to run make with
-      multiple jobs (eg, -j4) then the build may fail due to race conditions in
-      the <application>Ghostscript</application> build system.</para>
-    </warning>
-
     <note>
       <para>The shared library depends on <xref linkend="gtk2"/>. It is
       only used in external programs like <xref linkend="imagemagick"/>.</para>
     </note>
 
     <para>To compile the shared library
-    <filename class='libraryfile'>libgs.so</filename>, run the
+    <filename class="libraryfile">libgs.so</filename>, run the
     following additional command as an unprivileged user:</para>
 
 <screen><userinput>make so</userinput></screen>
@@ -189,7 +177,7 @@
     the operation of the newly built <command>gs</command> program by
     issuing the following command (issue from an X Windows terminal):</para>
 
-    <screen><userinput>bin/gs -Ilib -dBATCH examples/tiger.eps</userinput></screen>
+<screen><userinput>bin/gs -Ilib -dBATCH examples/tiger.eps</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
     user:</para>
@@ -204,8 +192,7 @@
 
     <para>Now install the documentation:</para>
 
-<screen role="root"><userinput>cp -rf doc /usr/share/ghostscript/&gs-version; &&
-ln -sv ../ghostscript/&gs-version;/doc /usr/share/doc/ghostscript-&gs-version;</userinput></screen>
+<screen role="root"><userinput>ln -sfv ../ghostscript/&gs-version;/doc /usr/share/doc/ghostscript-&gs-version;</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>To finish the installation, unpack all fonts you've downloaded to
     <filename class="directory">/usr/share/ghostscript</filename> and ensure
@@ -216,30 +203,27 @@
     the command below for the fonts you wish to install:</para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>tar -xvf ../<replaceable><font-tarball></replaceable> -C /usr/share/ghostscript --no-same-owner</userinput></screen>
-
   </sect2>
 
   <sect2 role="commands">
     <title>Command Explanations</title>
 
-    <!-- works fine on 32 bit systems for me - Andrew Benton
-    <para><command>with-drivers=ALL,x11</command>: This parameter adds the
-    <literal>x11</literal> output device to the default (<literal>ALL</literal>)
-    selection so that the test to render the tiger will work on 32-bit systems
-    (this does no harm on the <literal>x86_64</literal> architecture, although
-    it is not required there).</para> -->
+    <para><command>rm -rf jasper lcms zlib</command>: The
+    <application>Ghostscript</application> build system defaults to using its
+    own version of <ulink url="http://www.openjpeg.org/">OpenJpeg</ulink> for
+    JPEG 2000 files <!-- I can't get it to compile using a system installed
+    version of openjpeg. I'll come back to this, it seems the ghostscript
+    version is quite old --> so we can all remove the jasper source. The
+    default color management system is now <application>lcms2</application> so
+    the <application>lcms</application> source is not needed.
+    <application>Zlib</application> was installed as part of LFS.</para>
 
-    <!-- The build fails for me with this option with ghostscript-9.04 and
-    zlib-1.2.5 - Andrew Benton
-    <para><command>disable-compile-inits</command>: This parameter is intended
-    to avoid compiling initialization files into the executables.  It is used
-    here to simplify building against the system version of
-    <application>zlib</application>.</para> -->
+    <para><option>--with-system-libtiff</option>: Remove this option if you've
+    not installed <xref linkend="libtiff"/>.</para>
 
-    <para><option>--without-jasper</option>: If you know you do not wish to
-    print any <literal>JPEG2000</literal> files, this switch (and removing the
-    <filename class="directory">jasper</filename> folder in the source) will
-    disable JPEG2000 support in <application>Ghostscript</application>.</para>
+    <para><command>sed -i '/^EXTRALIBS/s# -ldl# -lz#' Makefile</command>:
+    This sed is needed to get it to link against the system installed
+    <application>zlib</application>.</para>
 
     <para><option>--without-jbig2dec</option>: The <literal>JBIG2</literal>
     decompression code (used for some faxes) can be disabled by using this
@@ -251,13 +235,13 @@
     <application>Ghostscript</application> interface headers in place to link
     to the shared library. These commands install the headers.</para>
 
-    <para><command>ln -sv ../ghostscript-&gs-version;/doc ...</command>:
-    This puts a symbolic link to the documentation where it is expected to be
-    found.</para>
-
     <para><command>ln -v -s ghostscript /usr/include/ps</command>: Some packages
     expect to find the interface headers in an alternate location.</para>
 
+    <para><command>ln -sfv ../ghostscript-&gs-version;/doc ...</command>:
+    This puts a symbolic link to the documentation where it is expected to be
+    found.</para>
+
   </sect2>
 
   <sect2 role="content">
@@ -274,10 +258,10 @@
         pf2afm, pfbtopfa, printafm, ps2ascii, ps2epsi, ps2pdf, ps2pdf12,
         ps2pdf13, ps2pdf14, ps2pdfwr, ps2ps, ps2ps2, pv.sh, unix-lpr.sh, and
         wftopfa</seg>
-        <seg>libgs.so </seg>
+        <seg>libgs.so</seg>
         <seg>/usr/include/ghostscript, /usr/lib/ghostscript,
-        /usr/share/ghostscript,
-        and /usr/share/doc/ghostscript-&gs-version;</seg>
+        /usr/share/ghostscript, and
+        /usr/share/doc/ghostscript-&gs-version;</seg>
       </seglistitem>
     </segmentedlist>
 




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